Community Poetry reading with feature Kimmy van Kooten

June 30th featured poet Kimmy Van Kooten photo by Tami Johns
"Peace of Language" (Avenue U, 2013) is a new collection of poems and illustrations by St. Augustine poet Kimmy Van Kooten
St. Augustine poet Kimmy Van Kooten and her daughter Abigail at recent gathering of the Ancient City Poets
Haiku enthusist Michael Henry Lee will be the featured author on July 28th at The Gallery Cafe of St. Augustine.
Event Date
Sunday, June 30, 2013
Event Location
The Gallery Cafe of St. Augustine
1974 US-1 South (In the Staples Plaza)
Saint Augustine, FL
Chris Bodor,
Additional Info
3 p.m.

Join the Ancient City Poets on Sunday June 30th from 3 to 5 p.m. for a free poetry reading at The Gallery Café of St. Augustine (located at 1974 US-1 in the Staples Plaza). Kimmy Van Kooten will be the featured author. Ms. Van Kooten is a mother of eleven who spends stolen moments writing poems and creating illustrations. She has illustrated book covers for Poet Plant Press and Avenue U Publications. Beginning at 3 p.m., the first hour of this month’s reading will feature a community microphone portion, open to all who wish to share an original poem or one from a favorite writer. A 4 p.m., Kimmy will present poems from her new collection, “Peace of Language”, as well as pieces from her prolific body of work. The author will be available to sign copies of her book after her presentation. Books featuring illustrations by Kimmy Van Kooten are available for purchase on line at and they will also be available at the reading. For more info find Ancient City Poets on or call the Gallery Café at (904) 825-9944.

Tags: ancient city poets, poet plant press, The Gallery cafe of St. Augustine
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